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Coronavirus Updates

13 Alerts
July 3, 2020 4:32 PM

Public Health Announces Three New Positive Cases

(July 3, 2020) – San Miguel County, CO --- Public Health has confirmed three new COVID-19 cases which are not related to previous cases.

A 32 year-old male was traveling through the area with a group of friends and tested positive. The group left the area and returned to their homes to quarantine. A 56 year-old male visiting the area is currently being treated at Montrose Memorial Hospital...

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July 2, 2020 1:30 PM

A Letter from Grace Franklin - 4th of July Weekend

(July 2, 2020) As we enter the holiday weekend, I wanted to take this opportunity to further explain our public health approach with summer in full swing.

First, I know you will join me in saying how thankful I am that all of our new COVID-19 cases are recovering well. Immediate contact tracing and increased access to test literally hundreds of people, has allowed us to help contain the potential pockets of...

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June 30, 2020 12:20 PM

June 30 Update – Public Health Announces 39th Confirmed Case

(June 30, 2020) Public Health has confirmed one new COVID-19 case: A 30 year-old male who is a household member of a known positive, bringing the total number of cases to 39. The individual has mild symptoms, and is recovering in isolation.

June 27, 2020 6:24 PM

Public Health Announces Three New Positive Cases

(June 27, 2020) – San Miguel County, CO --- Public Health has confirmed three new COVID-19 cases today, which are all related to previous cases.

A 25 year-old male and a 25-year old female were close contacts to a known positive, and began isolating at the onset of symptoms. A 31 year-old male with no symptoms got tested due to close contact with a known positive and has been quarantining. Close...

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June 26, 2020 2:47 PM

June 26 Update – Public Health Announces 35th Confirmed Case

(June 26, 2020) Public Health has confirmed one new COVID-19 case that is unrelated to recent cases. An 18 year-old male tested positive for the virus, bringing the total number of cases to 35, and active cases to 11.

The individual was symptomatic when tested. He is currently isolating and close contacts are being notified.

June 25, 2020 12:30 PM

Public Health Announces Two New COVID-19 Cases

(June 25, 2020) Public Health has confirmed two new COVID-19 cases: a 58 year-old female household-member of a known positive, and a 52 year-old male not connected to recent cases. Both individuals are symptomatic, with no need for hospitalization.

June 24, 2020 11:24 AM

June 24 Update – Public Health Announces 32nd Confirmed Case

(June 24, 2020) Public Health has confirmed one new COVID-19 case that is unrelated to recent cases.

A 54 year-old local male tested positive for the virus, bringing the total number of cases to 32, and active cases to 10. The individual was symptomatic when tested and cited recent travel as probable exposure. He is currently isolating and close contacts...

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June 21, 2020 2:56 PM

Public Health Announces Seven New Positive Cases

Public County Health Officials announced seven new COVID-19 cases today from tests that were performed on June 18 and 19. Four of these cases are related to two of the five cases announced earlier in the week.

June 17, 2020 1:25 PM

Public Health Announces Five New Positive COVID-19 Cases

June 17, 2020) – San Miguel County, CO --- County Public Health Officials announced today five new positive COVID-19 cases.

(June 17, 2020) – San Miguel County, CO --- County Public Health Officials announced today five new positive COVID-19 cases. Two of the new cases were close contacts related with the positive case that was announced last week, and three are independent...

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June 12, 2020 6:09 PM

June 12 Update – Public Health Announces 23rd Confirmed Case

(June 12, 2020) Public Health has confirmed one new COVID-19 case. A 32 year-old female tested positive for the virus bringing the total number of cases to twenty-three. They are currently isolating and close contacts are being notified.

June 8, 2020 12:32 PM

County Officials Consider Second Round of Community Wide Antibody Testing in August

(June 8, 2020) At a recent meeting, the Board of County Commissioners decided to delay moving forward with an immediate second round of County-wide antibody testing, and opted to reassess the possibility of future testing in August.

June 4, 2020 3:51 PM

Subcontractor at a San Miguel County Construction Site Tests Positive for COVID-19

(June 4, 2020) Public Health Officials are working with neighboring counties to identify and contain the spread of a known positive COVID-19 case at a construction site in San Miguel County.

May 30, 2020 11:51 AM

New County Public Health Orders go into effect Monday

New County Public Health Orders go into effect Monday. Review updates on our "Lodging Information" tab and the "Public Health Orders" tab at https://www.sanmiguelcountyco.gov/590/Coronavirus.

County Road Status Updates

3 Alerts
June 8, 2020 8:22 AM

CR K69 Temporarily Closed

Due to the Marshall Creek flood - CR K69 is closed at the parking area due to boulders and trees on the road.

Latest Update:

June 8, 2020 9:46 AM

CR K69 has been re-opened.

June 3, 2020 8:08 AM

Last Dollar Pass

Last Dollar Pass is open

May 13, 2020 9:27 AM

Dust Control Schedule

5/13 - CR T60 Deep Creek Mesa
5/13 - CR 62L Deep Creek Rd
5/14 - CR M44 Specie Creek Rd
5/19 - CR 58P San Juan Vista
5/19 - CR 60X - Sams Hill
5/20 - CR D65 - Ophir Valley
5/21 - CR 63A - Trout Lake Rd
5/27 - CR T60 - Gray Head

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Emergency Alerts

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General Alerts

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High Mountain Pass Status

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June 22, 2020 7:56 AM

Imogene Pass is open

San Miguel and Ouray Counties have completed opening Imogene Pass.

June 8, 2020 11:22 AM

Ophir Pass is open

Ophir Pass is open for the season.

Public Surplus

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